Andrew Kaufman "wrote the book" on understanding Tolstoy (its called Understanding Tolstoy). He enlightened NPR on Tues 11/20/2012 as Tolstoy's epic novel of passion and despair, Anna Karenina, hits the big screen.
I was born in Montana and grew up in Virginia, but have never felt like I belong in any one place. My formal education is in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University with grad studies at Rutgers. One year in school in New Jersey cost me more than four in Virginia so I became a starving artist in the South Bronx. It wasn’t the sit-in at the Bronx
It is the fundamental issue of our time: Energy; where we get it; how we use it; what happens then. It powers our homes and our economy; it creates troubled alliances and disturbing divisions; it empowers and impoverishes; it enables almost all that we do and now threatens all that we have become.